April 8, 2021
We in the Pacific Northwest are a savvy community when it comes to Cannabis. However, there can still be confusion about what is available and safe to use in a cat. It...
April 19, 2019
We've all been there. You tumble out of bed and SQUISH, you feel a wet surprise underfoot. For many cat owners trichobezoars or hairballs are gifts that always seem to be in the middle of the floor when you are not awake enough to avoid stepping on them.
January 25, 2019
As cat owner we must remember that the feline we share our homes with have the same instinctive drive as their wild cousins. It is our duty as cat owners to provide an outlet that meets their needs to stalk, hunt and define territory.
September 7, 2018
Although by nature cats are clean and fastidious, cat owners commonly report poor elimination habits. Selecting the best litter for your cat's individual needs is an important component of your cat's overall well-being.
August 9, 2018
Cats seemingly have the ability to turn any object into a toy; straws, bits of foil, dental floss, paper bags whatever they can get their paws on can be turned into a toy.
August 18, 2017
Regular examinations are important to preventative health, allowing veterinarians to discover health issues before they develop into something serious.
January 1, 2017
As we begin 2017, many of us are making a list of New Yearâ€™s resolutions for this year. However, the list doesnâ€™t have to be just about you. How about throwing in some goals for your feline family?
August 23, 2016
5 reasons routine vet visits are a vital part of your cat's health. Cats instinctively hide how they feel when they are sick or in pain. Your cat could be developing a health condition long before you notice anything is wrong.
June 15, 2016
We all know that most cats hate getting wet, but did you know that many cats also avoid drinking water? When cats aren't getting enough moisture in their diet or drinking enough water, they can become dehydrated.
May 20, 2016
Did you know cat can be susceptible to seasonal allergies just like humans? Airborne environmental allergens like pollen, mold and dust mites can affect our feline friends too, commonly called â€œatopy.â€
March 15, 2016
A Catâ€™s whiskers, AKA vibrissae, are very sensitive and provide your cat with detailed sensory feedback about their environment. If those senses become over-stimulate, it may cause whisker stress, which can affect their eating habits.
September 1, 2015
Hi! It's your favorite cat here, letting you know that September is Happy Cat Month. I look forward to this month all year long, 30 days dedicated to celebrate me. Other than Take Your Dog to Work Day, this is my favorite time of the year. What make this a great month for me?
July 14, 2015
Tips for Feline Wellness - To provide longer, happier and healthier life for your cat
June 2, 2015
We all know that regular health care for your cat is essential for a longer, healthier and happier life. However, many cats do not receive this important veterinary care because, for some of our feline friends, the stress involved in getting them to the clinic can seem to overshadow the benefits of the care they receive once there.
March 13, 2015
Generally speaking, a cat is a self-cleaning entity. Their tongues are specially equipped with backwards-facing barbs made of keratin (similar to that in our finger nails) that act as a hairbrush. Weâ€™ve all felt these when our cats lick us, right?
November 24, 2014
It is a myth that kittens should be fed as much as they want to eat. After weaning, which usually happens between 5-8 weeks of age, a kitten accommodates to intermittent feeding. Easy access to food and overeating is a common factor contributing to juvenile feline flatulence and diarrhea.
October 28, 2014
Behaviorists believe that our domesticated feline friends "talk" to us a lot because they get positive reinforcement from us, usually in the form of talking back, treats or affectionate petting.
October 13, 2014
What's the perfect cat litter? Find out which litter is the best for your kitty.
August 15, 2014
Could your cat's indoor lifestyle be putting him or her at risk for symptoms such as urinary pain, digestive disturbances, hypergrooming and anxiety?
July 9, 2014
The effects of hot weather on cats isn't a topic you'd think we have to discuss often in the Seattle area, but it's actually our usually mild climate that can result in more stress on your kitty when it does heat up.